With the increasing proliferation of cloud access control choices and increasing demand from customers, savvy security integrators can expand their offerings, and get more business from existing and new customers.
Is the cloud-based access control trend finally “hockey sticking?” For several years predictions that cloud will overtake on-premise access control solutions — particularly in the SMB market — have been swirling around the security industry.
Corning High School, in Corning, Ark., has increased its security and greatly enhanced its lockdown capabilities by installing the ProdataKey pdk io wireless access control system. Pdk io is a wireless, cloud-based solution that provides advantages such as around-the-clock accessibility, remote management, superior backup and redundancy, automated updates, and strong cyber security. The installation was undertaken by Blue Sky Technologies of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Johnson Controls announced that its flagship access control and event management system, Tyco Software House C-CURE 9000, is supported on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), enabling customers to take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing with the choice of best-suited service providers.
April 20, 2019, marked 20 years since the Columbine High School massacre. It was a paradigm-shattering moment that forever changed the way schools around the United States viewed their own status as vulnerable, potential victims.
The Bradley Business Center, located in Chicago, has installed a 3xLOGIC infinias CLOUD access control system throughout the redevelopment project. HTML Global, an IT Managed Services Provider (MSP), oversaw system installation and continues to provide remote system management.
ProdataKey (PDK) and ASSA ABLOY announced the completion of a campus-wide security upgrade at Glenaire Retirement Community in Cary, N.C. Modern Systems, of Yadkinville, N.C, installed a fully integrated wireless lock and access control solution securing 370 doors spread across the community’s main building entrances, public access areas, offices and residential apartment units.
Alarm.com launched Smarter Access Control, a commercial-grade access solution for businesses. Available now, Smarter Access Control is part of the unified Alarm.com for Business platform, which combines access, intrusion, video surveillance and energy management into a single solution accessible through Alarm.com’s intuitive mobile app and Web dashboard. Fully integrated with Alarm.com’s cloud platform and connected device ecosystem, Smarter Access Control equips service providers with a scalable solution that generates RMR by simplifying and solving common access control challenges for new and existing customers alike.
ISONAS Inc. has integrated its software application, Pure Access, with the Ocularis platform, an award winning IP-based surveillance software, from On-Net Surveillance Systems’ (OnSSI). OnSSI’s Ocularis delivers open architecture, flexibility, and scalability for a range of applications. The powerful integration expands across all versions of Ocularis, enabling customers to have a direct integration between their access control and video management systems.
In our February issue we present our 2020 “State of the Market: Video Surveillance” report. Also, find out more on "The Cloud is a Win-Win for Security Integrators & End Users". Read about the "Uncommon Ways to Use Video Management Systems " and discover the latest and greatest products.